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Spirent iTest : How to update iTest from zipped archive

Objective/Summary
This article provides the flow to successfully apply iTest patches from archive file in an environment without access to the Internet (offline).
Environment/Versions
Spirent iTest GUI, iTestRT/Velocity Agent and Network DevOps Agent
Procedure
Steps to install a patch with iTest GUI from zip file
1. Download zip archive from the iTest update site: http://itestupdates.spirent.com/archives/iTest-x.x.x.zip (ex : http://itestupdates.spirent.com/archives/iTest-7.2.3.zip is the link for patch 3 released for iTest 7.2 version)
2. Copy the zip file to a portable storage device like a 'thumb drive'
3. Unzip iTest_x.x.x.zip archive
4. Close all iTest instances if already opened     
5. Install iTest using default installer settings (Current User, default install path)
6. Provide users full control on 'configuration' subdirectory
7. Remove read-only attribute from bundle.info file
8. Start iTest GUI version as administrator
9. On the Available Software Sites page, add file:///<path_to_unzipped_iTest_x.x.x_folder>/itest-aggr/build/final/ as Local update site




10. Update to the desired version (Main menu -> Help -> Check for updates)
11. After iTest restarts, use Project > Clean option

Steps to install a patch with iTestRT/Velocity Agent and Network DevOps Agent
1. Download zip archive from http://itestupdates.spirent.com/archives/iTest-x.x.x.zip
2. Copy the zip file to a portable storage device like a 'thumb drive'
3. Unzip iTest_ x.x.x.zip archive
4. Provide users full control on 'configuration' subdirectory
5. Following command should be executed in the product installation directory:
./update -update file:///<path_to_unzipped_iTest_x.x.x_folder>/itest-aggr/build/final/
6. Run iTestRT/Velocity Agent and Network DevOps Agent with -clean option

Product : iTest Enterprise